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Collin the Speedy Boy is an American action-adventure superhero game series created by Oscar Hamilton (now deceased) and Tarōzaemon Fujiyama, being developed by Konami (1993-1998), Infogrames Lyon House (2000-2002), Eurocom (2005-2011), WB Games Montréal (2013-2016) and Avalanche Software (since 2018) and published by Konami (1993 and 1998), Time Warner Interactive (1995-1996), Infogrames (2000-2002) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (since 2005) since April 16th, 1993.

In 2018, shortly after Hamilton's death, Fujiyama departed from Warner Bros. to move to Marvel, with new projects based on the franchise being now supervised by Ryan Curcwald.

Tropes

  • Absurd Phobia: TBD
  • Action Girl: Evelynn.
  • Adorkable: TBD
  • Ambiguously Bi: [Evelynn and Aurelie]
  • Animation Adaptions: The franchise has three of them (five if you count Triston's Space Rangers and Moira of the Wild).
  • Badass Adorable: TBD
  • Berserk Button:
    • Don't ever call Collin a fraud.
  • Betty and Veronica: Aurelie's Betty to Evelynn's Veronica.
  • Big Damn Reunion: TBD
  • Breaking the Fourth Wall: TBD
  • Canon Foreigner: TBD
  • Crossover: [that one crossover special in TCoCTSB] and Collin and Howler: Speedin' and Howlin'.
  • Cry Cute: TBD
  • Cursed with Awesome: [Collin]
  • Darker and Edgier: TBD
  • Dark and Troubled Past: TBD
  • Dark is Evil: TBD
  • Did You Punch Out Cthulhu: TBD
  • Enemy Mine: TBD
  • Fiery Redhead: Evelynn is sometimes this.
  • Foreshadowing: TBD
  • Getting Crap Past the Radar: TBD
  • Heel-Face Turn: TBD
  • Heroes Want Redheads: [Collin to Evelynn]
  • I Am Not Weasel: Tommy is often called a shrew despite being an opossum.
  • Large Ham: TBD
  • Likes Older Women: [Collin considering Evelynn is a year older]
  • Mixed Ancestry: [Evelynn]
  • Ms. Fanservice: TBD
  • Mr. Fanservice: [Collin himself]
  • Not Allowed to Grow Up: TBD
  • Official Couple: Collin/Evelynn.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: TBD
  • Shout-Out: TBD
  • Shifted to CGI: TBD
  • Ship Tease: [Courtnei and Jayden]
  • Spell My Name With an "S": TBD
  • Spin-Off: TBD
  • Talking Animal: TBD
  • The Ditz: TBD
  • Tomboy With A Girly Streak: [Evelynn]
  • Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?: TBD

Trivia

  • Adored by the Network: Warner Bros. treats CtSB the same way it treats several of their other main franchises such as Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, DC Comics, The Matrix, Mad Max, Wizarding World and Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit, leading to several TBD.
  • Author Existence Failure: Oscar Hamilton passed away on December 1st, 2018, leaving the series without one of his co-creators.
  • Cash Cow Franchise: Since CTSB is by far one of the most popular WBIE franchises aside from Mortal Kombat, TBD.
  • Dawson Casting: TBD
  • Executive Meddling: TBD
  • Fan Nickname: TBD
  • Release Date Change: TBD
  • Rule 34 - Creator Reactions: TBD
  • The Other Darrin: over the run of the series, there were a few recasts:
    • Due to Mary Kay Bergman's unfortunate suicide in late 1999, Bryte was eventually recasted with Grey Griffin, who also inherited the role of Daphne Blake from Scooby-Doo from her.
    • In 2013, Quinton Flynn stepped down as the voice of Collin and Zane, with Matthew Mercer assuming his roles. Despite initial backlash from fans, they quickly warmed to the new voice.
  • What Could Have Been: TBD

YMMV

  • Abandon Shipping: TBD
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: TBD
  • Awesome Music: TBD
  • Base-Breaking Character:
    • Tommy is this since some fans find him completely annoying.
  • Broken Base: TBD
  • Cargo Ship: TBD
  • Crossover Ship:
    • Collin/Ashton Paintders.
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: TBD
  • Fan-Preferred Couple:
    • Collin/Aurelie.
  • Fandom Rivalry:
    • Initially with Looney Tunes since the game series became popular around the same time as Warner Bros.' flagship franchise was being revitalized with modern takes and spin-offs such as Tiny Toon Adventures and Animaniacs as TBD.
    • [TDP and Bailey at an initial phase]
    • [MK after WB bought most of Midway]
  • Fanfic Fuel: TBD
  • Foe Yay Shipping:
    • [Collin/Zane]
  • Fountain of Memes: TBD
  • Friendly Fandoms: TBD
  • Ho Yay Shipping:
    • [Evelynn/Aurelie]
    • [Wes/Trent]
    • [Courtnei/Jayden]
    • [Gurkha/Sharp]
  • Idiosyncratic Ship Naming: TBD
  • Launcher of a Thousand Memes: [Collin]
  • Memetic Badass: TBD
  • Memetic Mutation:
    • In April of 2019, there were various memes being made featuring Gurkha, including the "Look out, fool! Gurkha's heading after you!" video.
      • [the HueHue thing]
      • [Ricardo]
    • [Tommy-related]
    • The GoAnimate/Vyond community made infamous grounded videos of Bryte, Elefish King, Gurkha and Sharp, and other villains, with some moments becoming memes.
  • Memetic Molester: TBD
  • Memetic Psychopath: [Collin]
  • Mis-blamed: TBD
  • Ship Mates: Collin/Evelynn shippers commonly ship WesDragon/Sara and Trent/Maddie as well.
  • Ship-to-Ship Combat: TBD
  • One True Threesome: [Collin/Evelynn/Aurelie]
  • Portmanteau Couple Name: TBD
  • What Do You Mean, It's For Kids?: TBD
  • X Meets Y: TBD

WMG

Funny

  • Tommy, Goof, and occasionally Trent and WesDragon are often seen as comic relieves of this franchise.

Heartwarming

Nightmare Fuel

  • Ziles' appearance can be terrifying to viewers.

Tear Jerker

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